CUBA CULTURAL TOURS Drawing Cuba - Travel with an artist. Drawing, painting, printmaking. No experience necessary. Havana Jazz Festival Tour - Dec. Baila en Cuba - Learn to dance salsa. Nov. Learn Spanish in Havana. 1 month, lessons, accom. from $2500. Havana Ballet Festival Tour Oct 2016. Bespoke tours for groups (02) 8214 8420.

CRUISE DISCOUNTS for teachers Phone: 1300 766 331.


MOLLYMOOK BEACH – Delightful 3 bedroom renovated cottage – 5 minutes’ walk to beach, close to shops, cafe’s, restaurants – golf and fishing. Air-con, bright and sunny with great garden, quiet relaxed location. Ph. 0405 453 531 email –

BLUEYS BEACH 3/4 bedroom townhouse, short walk to beach & shops. All mod cons. Details Ph (02) 9988 4118 or (02) 4963 6576.

KATOOMBA Delightful Keira Cottage 2brm. Views. Walk to station. Ph: (02) 4751 7511.

HUNTER VINEYARDS Whole house farmstay. Spacious 3brm, 2 bathroom, aircon, wood fires, quiet, private. Close to wineries, restaurants and concert venues. Sleeps 8 to 10. Reas. rates & teacher discount. Ph (02) 4930 4097 after 6pm.

ARRAWARRA 30km North Coffs Harbour. Quiet new beachfront unit. Excellent swimming, surfing, fishing, walking. Available anytime $80pn Xmas extra. Ph: (02) 6654 1665 or 0428 127662.

CRESCENT HEAD HOLIDAY APARTMENTS ON FACEBOOK Web: Email: Phone: (02) 6566 0258. 2 and 3 bedroom quality self-contained apartments block of 8. Walk to beaches and village. Onsite proprietors past 14 years. 30 mins north of Port Macquarie. Wheelchair friendly, porta-cots, highchairs.

“SERENITY COTTAGE” RIVERFRONT SUSSEX INLET Magnificent river views, 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, fishing, kangaroos, bushwalks. Pet friendly. 0425 866 456.

SCOTTS HEAD (mid north coast) Large 2brm house, large lounge room, dining room, kitchen. Short walk to beaches and river. All modern conveniences, plasma TV. Large entertainment deck. Covered BBQ. Pet friendly backyard. Off street parking. $650-$950. Teacher discount. Details (02) 9665 5347 or 0414 752 349.

WATERFRONT - SOUTH COAST - BURRILL LAKE COTTAGE. Fish and/or relax! Sleeps 9. Book “Balmoral Cottage” (02) 4455 5688.

CULBURRA BEACH Spacious 4 bedroom house, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8, swimming pool, cul-de-sac location, 150 metres to beach. Ph: 0435 722 484.

NARRAWALLEE (NEAR MOLLYMOOK) 2br., 450m to beach. Telephone: 0438 816 439.

VILLA SANCO JERVIS BAY 3bed 2bath fully equipped house quality interior sleeps 4 adults 3 kids. 15 mins Hyams Beach 10 mins Huskisson Vincentia. 10% teacher discount. Jenny 44 417 000


APARTMENT PARIS or BURGUNDY HOUSE Great location. 0416 100 533 Fiona.

BURGUNDY, FRANCE Modest 2-bedroom self-contained house in a charming canal village on the River Yonne. Please visit or email:

SOUTH OF FRANCE – LANGUEDOC Charming stone house with terrace in traditional French market village, wine region, Canal du Midi. From $450 per week. Visit

ITALY-BARGA (TUSCANY) Fully furnished 2 storey townhouse in Medieval hilltop town. Close to Florence, Pisa and Lucca. Sleeps 6 possible 7. Centrally heated, additional full kitchen on covered roof terrace. Excellent base for sightseeing and walking. Euros 500-800 pw. Blog address: Inquiries: or Telephone: (Australia) (02) 4023 4761.

FRENCH COUNTRY COTTAGES Villas, Paris Apartments. Ph: (02) 9440 8796. Email: Site:

SW FRANCE – LANGUEDOC Adjacent centuries-old stone houses in wine-making village near Carcassonne; one sleeps four, the other eight, from $600 a week: 0414 968 397;

FRANCE SOUTH Traditional house in quaint village in Minervois. Close to Mediterranean. Sleeps 6. $700 pw. 0418 464 379.

LONDON B & B Spacious rooms, easy city access, laundry and self-catering facilities. Reasonable rates Tel/Fax 0011 44 208 694 6538.

SPAIN 2bed 2bath at Fuengirola Beach. Good climate always 0412 672 970.

FRANCE, DORDOGNE Charming French house Dordogne $500pw 0430 146 100.


ACCOUNTANT, TAX AGENT Visit Please call Mike 9808 3166. Ryde.


PREPARE FOR ANZAC DAY - TO ALL HISTORY TEACHERS AND TEACHER LIBRARIANS IN THE OLD SHIRE OF BLACKTOWN AREA (WESTMEAD TO MT DRUITT, PROSPECT TO RIVERSTONE AND KELLYVILLE). Diggers from the Shire of Blacktown: 1914-1918 gives a local perspective to the history of World War One, identifying nearly 900 soldiers, sailors and nurses who served. It’s 428 pages, illustrated, A4, soft-covered and price: $40 plus postage and handling: $12. Order from, or Can be picked up from a Blacktown address for $40 only.


RETIRING SOON? Volunteers for Isolated Students’ Education recruits retired teachers to assist families with their Distance Education Program. Travel and accommodation provided in return for six weeks teaching. Register at or George Murdoch 0421 790 334, Ken Weeks (03) 9876 2680.

PUPPIES & DOGS Rescue a dog and save a life. More than 200 to choose from. is committed to rescuing neglected, abused and abandoned dogs from the death rows of Sydney pounds and finding them loving homes and we need YOUR help. Log on to and see how you can help keep the dream alive by adopting, fostering, volunteering or simply donating from $29.00 per month or call 9486 3133.

HELP SAVE A DOG’S LIFE! No Kill Pet Rescue is in urgent need of foster carers to help save the life of pound dogs. Anyone with the love of dogs can foster. If you would like to be part of this cause, email:

MALLET SPORTS? TEACHERS SATISFY YOUR CURIOSITY Learn different games for free. Then assist on the first School Croquet Program being conducted by Strathfield Croquet Club for Strathfield Girls High School in Term 3, on Tuesday afternoons. SCC has taught over 400 ACU Strathfield students since 2010. contact Ruth: 9736 3410 or via website:

DID YOU TEACH AT LETHBRIDGE PARK PUBLIC SCHOOL IN 1969, 1970’S AND 1980’S? If so, a reunion is being organised for the 9th April 2016 at Rooty Hill RSL. Please contact Michelle Janes at or Lethbridge Park Past and Present Students Facebook page, Or call 0411 018 859 for further details.

REUNION CELEBRATING 50 YEARS FOR WWTC STUDENTS 1965-66, 1966-67, 1967-68 (the final Leaving Certificate students) will be held in Wagga Wagga Sunday 15 May through to evening of Tuesday 17 May 2016. Phone Bruce Forbes 0408 587 065 Email:

BACK TO EDGEWORTH PS: 125TH ANNIVERSARY All past students, staff and community members are invited to an Open Day on Saturday, May 14, 2016 (10–2) for guided tours, memorabilia and entertainment. That evening a formal anniversary dinner ($60p.p.) at Club Macquarie is planned. Bookings are essential. Phone school office (02) 4958 1831.

NSW EDUCATION BOWLING CLUB invites all NSW affiliated bowlers who have worked in schools or TAFE to join. We play once a month at various Sydney clubs. Contact Peter Jones 0421 839 269

RETIREMENT DINNER - GEOFF WING (Principal, Pennant Hills High School) - Friday 1 April 2016 at Pennant Hills Golf Club - $85.00 per person includes dinner and gift. Bookings essential – contact or phone (02) 9473 5000.

GRANVILLE SOUTH CAPA HIGH SCHOOL 50TH ANNIVERSARY Saturday 30th July, Dinner at Holroyd Function Centre Merrylands - 6pm enjoy an evening of memories. Saturday 6th August, Open Day at the School with activities, stalls, tours and more. Further information can be found on our Facebook page or by contacting the school on (02) 9892 2654.

HELP! WANTED TO BUY CD / Cassette of “The Platypus Song”. [ABC 1980 Singing & Listening, but not on 1980 cassette] with words beginning, “A Riddle me - a platypus I be”. Contact: Clare 9660 3924.